Friday, December 14, 2018

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Faces an Unprepared House Judiciary Committee

After hours of off-topic and confused questioning, partisan bickering, attempts to pin him on supposed "political bias", and almost insultingly uneducated claims and queries about Google's technology, Sundar Pichai left the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday not having had answered any actual concerns of citizens and governments worldwide.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

SacHacks 2018

In November, I attended SacHacks 2018, the first intercollegiate hackathon in the Sacramento, CA area.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Oracle Open World 2018 - Day 2

On day 2 of Oracle Open World 2018, I listened in on the keynote about privacy and security in the modern era, which was a panel moderated by Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. I also attended workshops about using Oracle cloud technologies and AI capabilities. I also toured around the Exchange hall for a bit, where I got the chance to play around with some VR equipment that the Oracle team was working with.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

What to Bring to a Hackathon

Hey, everyone. The MLH 2019 season is starting to get into full swing, and since attending hackathons is one of my favorite ways to have fun and learn at the same time, I wanted to give new hackers a basic list of stuff to bring to your first hackathon.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Oracle Open World 2018 - Day 1

This year, I attended Oracle Open World in San Francisco, California for two days of the four day conference. Held in the Moscone Center, the conference consisted of keynotes once or twice a day, sessions about a wide range of topics about modern technology, and a vibrant Exchange Hall with exhibits from tens of companies operating in the space of cloud technologies, IoT, artificial intelligence, and blockchain.